Davoská apokalypsa

FORT LAUDERDALE – Na výročním zasedání Světového ekonomického fóra, které se konalo minulý měsíc v Davosu, vyzvali čelní účastníci k rychlému přechodu na čistší energii v rámci boje proti klimatickým změnám. Je cosi znepokojivého na představě, jak globální mocenská elita přiletí v tryskáčích do exkluzivního švýcarského lyžařského letoviska a sdělí zbytku světa, že má přestat používat fosilní paliva.

Apokalyptická nabubřelost je však ještě znepokojivější. Podle generálního tajemníka OECD Ángela Gurríi se „naše planeta nebezpečně otepluje“, a tak potřebujeme ihned jednat, abychom se „vyhnuli katastrofě“. Šéfka Organizace spojených národů pro otázky klimatu C<>hristiana Figueresová zase tvrdí, že kvůli globálnímu oteplování <>„je světová ekonomika v ohrožení“.

Cenu za nejextrémnější rétoriku si však odnáší bývalý generální tajemník OSN Kofi Annan, který tvrdí, že neomezit globální oteplování je „strašlivý hazard s budoucností planety a s životem samotným“.

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